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Archives for May 29, 2017

World No Tobacco Day Message 2017 Cayman Islands Ministry of Health

31 May 2017 The Cayman Islands is once again marking World No Tobacco Day, a very significant date on our annual health calendar. As highlighted in this year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development”, smoking has a significant impact on nations around the globe. There are more than seven million deaths from tobacco use […]

Cayman Islands’ Ronco Metrics launches innovative 3CEPS

Cayman IT provider, Ronco has been awarded the worldwide distribution rights for innovative software, 3CEPS – a unique platform that extracts data from a document, whether a scanned image, pdf or electronic source and automates the input into an organisation’s primary software application. Mr James McGarvey of Ronco Metrics, said there were no other products […]

The Editor Speaks: No time for a weak heart

If I had a weak heart I don’t think I would be writing this Editorial. I have left it until late in the day because over the past 48 hours everything has changed. In fact what I heard was going on yesterday (Sunday) I decided not to comment on because I had a feeling it […]

Caribbean brokers in terrorism

By COREY CONNELLY From News Day Trinidad & Tobago There is a growing threat within the Caribbean of citizens being involved as “brokers” in terrorism and money- laundering. Criminologist Prof Ramesh Deosaran said this was one of the salient issues raised at the recently-concluded Caribbean Commissioners of Police Meeting in Aruba. Noting the situation had […]

Belmond : Caribbean News Now, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Tourism Matters column

From 4-Traders Even for those who have spent years in the tourism industry, the name Belmond may not at first mean anything at all. In July 2014 its name was changed from Orient Express Hotels Ltd, which was originally founded in 1976 after buying the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, to Belmond Ltd, which now has […]

Cayman Islands Government Debt to GDP 2000-2017

From Trading Economics Cayman Islands recorded a government debt equivalent to 18.50 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2015. Government Debt to GDP in Cayman Islands averaged 14.87 percent from 2000 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 24.50 percent in 2011 and a record low of 7.50 percent in 2000. Cayman […]

Here are 7 Reasons why content is still King in 2017

Written by Joseph Dalton It was on January 3, 1996, when Bill Gates, then CEO of Microsoft corporation, published the essay titled “Content is King” which states that content will play a very crucial role in the future of then-emerging Internet. And no one can’t ever deny the fact that his words are very much […]

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

From Newsmax ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful “Happy Memorial Day!” from oblivious well-wishers. The former Army captain and Iraq War veteran had a ready reply, telling them, matter-of-factly, that she considered it a work weekend. Jaslow will be at Arlington […]

Pastors arrested in St Lucia

From Caribbean News Service CASTRIES, St. Lucia, May 28 2017 –  The Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) has appealed to the public not to rush to judgment following the recent arrest of two pastors. But Executive Secretary of the St. Lucia Mission of Seventh Day Adventists, Pastor Roger Stephen, who made the statement at a […]

The psychology behind product packaging

From Designer Daily The old saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover” applies to packaged goods as well. Just because a product has an attractive package doesn’t automatically mean it will be a good product. Still, brands need to entice consumers to try their product in the first place, and one way to do […]